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Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero

Lineberry, Cate (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781250101860
  • ISBN: 1250101867
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The escape -- South Carolina's son -- In the service of the Confederacy -- Union hero -- Our country calls -- North and south -- The Keokuk -- Captain Smalls -- The City of Brotherly Love -- Triumph and tragedy -- Retaliation and reward -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: In Be Free or Die, Cate Lineberry tells the remarkable story of Smalls' escape and his many accomplishments during the war, including becoming the first black captain of an Army vessel. In a particularly poignant moment, Smalls even bought the home that he and his mother had once served in as house slaves.
Subject: Smalls, Robert 1839-1915
Planter (Steamship)
United States. Congress. House Biography
African Americans Biography
Ship captains United States Biography
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Participation, African American
African American legislators Biography
Fugitive slaves South Carolina Beaufort Biography
Beaufort (S.C.) Biography
Genre: Biographies.
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